Speaker Bio

Bettina Tratz-Ryan

Bettina Tratz-Ryan

VP Analyst
Bettina Tratz-Ryan is a Vice President Research and responsible for intelligent urban ecosystem research that includes smart city and industry stakeholders, as well as the digitization efforts in the manufacturing ecosystems. As part of her smart city research, Ms. Tratz-Ryan analyzes the strategic citizen impact and business value of data and information analytics, Internet of Things, open data marketplaces, applications and complex architectures for cities, the development of digital society and their industrial environment. Her expertise integrates technology models with services and business measures for subsystems such as transportation, mobility, microgrid and buildings. She also works on the business impact related to the Industrie 4.0 framework. She understands how to build green IT and environmental sustainability roadmaps compliant to DIN EN ISO 14001 (1221-2009). With Gartner for 21 years, she has more than 26 years of industry experience in IT networking for telecommunications, utilities, transportation, healthcare and local governments.

She received two Gartner Thought Leadership awards in 2015 for her smart city research, as well as her contribution to business impact scenarios of smart machines. She was named by StateTech Magazine as one of 30 must-read state and local government IT influencers in 2019.
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Wednesday, 09 November, 2022 / 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM CET
Don't Forget the Social Side of Sustainability and ESG

Many executives regard investments into sustainability as a strategic direction towards new product innovation and risk mitigation by using data to build metrics and insights, but often face difficulties to analyze social sustainability strategies. This presentation will outline how CIOs need data and analytics modelling to assess the evaluation of social opportunities in sustainability terms that include digital rights and equity, diversity and inclusion, socio-economic engagements as well as as prospects of labour and land use.

Wednesday, 09 November, 2022 / 12:00 PM - 12:45 PM CET
Ask the Expert: Best Practices for Developing Sustainable Smart City Ecosystems

Developing a sustainable smart city ecosystem requires all stakeholders to realize social, economic or environmental benefits. This session will focus on the following questions: How to define stakeholder benefits? What are attractive use cases that a smart city ecosystem can develop in 12 months? What are the best practices for data exchange? How to engage stakeholders in a smart city ecosystem?

Wednesday, 09 November, 2022 / 03:15 PM - 03:35 PM CET
Hype Cycle for Manufacturing Digital Transformation and Innovation

This Hype Cycle reveals opportunities for CIOs to gain business advantages through concepts and technologies that require significant changes to processes, IT infrastructure and decision-making. Besides adding value to manufacturing businesses, they increase windows of competitive advantage.

Thursday, 10 November, 2022 / 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM CET
Manufacturers: Smart Factories Create and Power New Ecosystem Models For The Future

Smart factories offer an opportunity to leverage different emerging technologies like cloud computing, AI and edge to simultaneously minimize risk, increase competitiveness and innovate production processes and human interactions. This session will show how smart factories can connect new ecosystem models for direct to consumer (DTC) and capacity orientations to become lights-out factories.

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